Iowa State University Extension and Outreach plant pathologists have identified and confirmed several different cases of bacterial leaf streak in corn this growing season. Bacterial leaf streak is relatively new to the United States, with the first case identified in 2016, though symptoms of the disease have been present in Nebraska since 2014. To date, the disease has been reported in nine states including: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas.
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Stoetzer, Ethan and Zaworski, Edward R., "Identifying, Scouting and Management of Bacterial Leaf Streak" (2018). Integrated Crop Management News. 2486.
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